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This paper offers an overview and critique of mapping, population size estimates, and unique identifier codes and how they are used. Some of the threats associated with these practices, and the strategies that are used to keep people safe and data confidential and secure, are discussed.
'MSMIT: A Comprehensive Guide ... ' is a new and critical tool for implementing comprehensive sexual health services with men who have sex with men has been developed by UNFPA, the United Nations Population Fund and MSMGF (The Global Forum on MSM & HIV), together with UNDP, WHO, USAID, PEPFAR, and BMGF with contributions from over 100 experts from around the world.
Standard operating procedures (SOPs) and minimum standards will support the design and implementation of quality HIV interventions in Mozambique. The SOPs and minimum standards will standardize and quantify the intervention package and define the services and ensure uniformity of terms, definitions and systems.
The World Health Organization (WHO) anticipates releasing updated guidance on oral pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP), containing tenofovir (TDF), as an additional HIV prevention choice. The new guidance is likely to be significantly broader than previously and creates real opportunities to move forward with implementing PrEP as part of comprehensive HIV programmes. This publication, produced collaboratively between UNAIDS, WHO and AVAC, is intended to complement WHO recommendations and support the optimal use of oral PrEP to protect individuals and contribute to ending the AIDS epidemic.
Pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP) is effective in preventing HIV transmission. Oral PrEP has been evaluated in gay men and other men who have sex with men, transgender women, heterosexual men and women and people who inject drugs. This question-and-answer document is intended to complement WHO recommendations (2012) and support the optimal use of oral PrEP to protect individuals and contribute to ending the AIDS epidemic.
This technical brief summarizes essential information and existing WHO recommendations for HIV prevention, diagnosis, treatment and care among transgender populations.
This March 2015 meeting held in Johannesburg was a forum for information-sharing and advocacy agenda-setting through lively debates and discussions. The purpose of the meeting was to strengthen key population advocacy for the best use of global fund resources and sustainable funding for HIV and TB in Botswana, Malawi, and Tanzania.
This issue ncludes: Editorial, Sex Worker Politics and the Term ‘Sex Work’, Beyond Sex Work as Work, The German Prostitution Law: An Example of the ‘Legalisation of Sex Work’ Support for Sex Workers as Occupational Support? , Criminal, Victim, or Worker, United States Organising, Sex Workers Talk About Occupational Health in New York City. The Influence of Time to Negotiate on Control in Sex Worker-Client Interactions, and Report on Experience: Decriminalised Sex Work and Occupational Health and Safety in New Zealand.
First released during the 16th ICASA Conference in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, in 2011, this document offers practical advice on how best to engage MSM in epidemiologic studies and intervention research, including HIV prevention and treatment trials such as vaccines, pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP), and combination approaches.
This brief is dedicated to understanding access to HIV services among MSM and the implications for strengthening the global HIV response.
This brief seeks to help policymakers and program implementers understand and address the HIV needs and human rights of sex workers.
This brief seeks to strengthen the ability of programmers and policymakers to understand and respond to HIV risks faced by transgender people around the world in order to reduce the burden of HIV in and protect the rights of trans communities. It is based on the AIDSTAR 2 Technical Report: The Global Health Needs of Transgender Populations.
This brief seeks to help policymakers and program implementers understand and address the HIV needs and human rights of people who inject drugs.
Released on International Human Rights Day, a disturbing and sobering report from MSMGF examines levels of violence against lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender people around the world, revealing a high frequency of brutal attacks across all regions. The report indicates that activists and HIV service providers are especially vulnerable, with attacks against community leaders resulting in interruptions to life-saving HIV services. The report underscores the urgent need for real, institutionalized protections for marginalized communities.
This joint briefing paper by NSWP and INPUD highlights the specific needs and rights of sex workers who use drugs, as a community that spans two key populations. This document provides an overview of some of the most endemic and substantive ways in which sex workers who use drugs face double criminalisation and associated police harassment, intersectional stigma, compounded marginalisation and social exclusion, heightened interference and harassment from healthcare and other service providers, infantilisation, pathologisation, and an associated undermining of agency, choice, and self-determination.